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The 42-Pound Head

“For every inch of Forward Head Posture, it can increase the weight of the head on the spine by an additional 10 pounds.” – Kapandji, Physiology of Joints, Vol. 3, Why does your head weigh so much?

The effects of poor posture go far beyond just looking awkward. In fact, the January 2004 issue of the American Journal of Pain Management reported on the relationship of poor posture and chronic pain conditions including low back pain, neck related headaches, and stress-related illnesses.

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